The Kawawatari Jinkosai Festival is a Shinto ritual to pray for good harvests. Three portable shrines are carried by parishioners dressed in white into the Nagao River.
The valiant young people carrying the portable shrines as they cross the river is a sight not to be missed!
Yukuhashi City Kamizukuma area (Tsunetomi Hachiman Shrine)
Approximately 10 minutes by car from JR Yukuhashi Station (via National Highway No. 201)
Yukuhashi City Board of Education Culture Section 0930-25-1111 (Ext. 1170)